ERIC Number: EJ458646
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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The Vocabulary Conundrum.
Anderson, Richard C.; Nagy, William E.
American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, v16 n4 p14-18,44-47 Win 1992
Examines vocabulary growth and development, looking at conventional vocabulary instruction and its outcomes. Evidence that word list drills do not promote vocabulary growth effectively is presented, and suggestions are given for fostering increased vocabulary. Promoting wide reading is advocated as the best approach. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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